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PHIL320 - Environmental Ethics

 

This course is a study of environmental issues from a moral and philosophical approach. Issues raised in the course include the moral obligation, or lack thereof, to preserve and protect the environment, the ethical presumptions that underlie environmental policy, the traditional theories of moral philosophy applicable to contemporary environmental problems, and the potential for a new conception of the relationship between humanity and nature.

 

Prerequisites

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Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
05/28/18 - 11/02/18 11/05/18 - 12/30/18 Fall 2018 Session I - 8 Week session
06/25/18 - 11/30/18 12/03/18 - 01/27/19 Fall 2018 Session D - 8 Week session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Ecofeminism - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; link also provided in the classroom Lessons section
ISBN: 9780877229896
Publication Info: Temple University Press
Author: Greta Gaard
Unit Cost: $33.41
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: The Ecology of Wisdom - e-book available in the APUS Online Library;link also provided in the classroom Lessons section; hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.
ISBN: 9781582435923
Publication Info: ReadHowYouWant
Author: Arne Naess
Unit Cost: $14.16
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Respect for Nature: A Theory of Environmental Ethics - e-book available in the APUS Online Library;link also provided in the classroom Lessons section.
ISBN: 9780691150246
Publication Info: Princeton University Press
Author: Paul Taylor
Unit Cost: $33.46
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A